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Wise Quotes about Plant

May you find great value in these Plant quotes and sayings.

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

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If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.
- Kuan Chung

 

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues
have never been discovered.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

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I see humanity now as one vast plant,
needing for its highest fulfillment only love,
the natural blessings of the great outdoors,
and intelligent crossing and selection.
- Luther Burbank

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more
roses we must plant more trees.
- George Eliot

Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap,
but by the seeds that you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

If a tree dies, plant another in its place.
- Carolus Linnaeus

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival
skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
- Doug Larson

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it,
then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Plant and your spouse plants with you;
weed and you weed alone.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

You can plant a dream.
- Anne Campbell

I loved to get all dusty and ride horses and plant potatoes and cotton.
- Dorothy Malone

Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone,
play a slide trombone, plant a small tree,
good God, now you're free.
- Ray Manzarek

Always do your best.
What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

I am sure that if you plant the trees back again,
it will do nothing but good.
- Michael Fish

The secret of improved plant breeding,
apart from scientific knowledge, is love.
- Luther Burbank

I plant a lot of trees.
I am a great believer in planting things for future generations.
I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.
- Penelope Keith

It's humbling to think that all animals,
including human beings,
are parasites of the plant world.
- Isaac Asimov

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

Call a plant beautiful, and it becomes a flower.
Call it ugly, and it becomes a weed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The physician can bury his mistakes,
but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines -
so they should go as far as possible from home
to build their first buildings.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

A doctor can bury his mistakes
but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.
- Orson Scott Card

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions;
and the plant is,
to a landscape artist, not only a plant -
rare,
unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance -
but it is also a color,
a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself.
- Roberto Burle Marx

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower,
share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's,
smile at someone and receive a smile in return,
are to me continual spiritual exercises.
- Leo Buscaglia

You will die but the carbon will not;
its career does not end with you.
It will return to the soil, and there a plant may take it up again in time,
sending it once more on a cycle of plant and animal life.
- Jacob Bronowski

It might seem unfair to reward a person for having
so much pleasure over the years,
asking the maize plant to solve specific problems and
then watching its responses.
- Barbara McClintock

Asking an artist to talk about his work is like asking
a plant to discuss horticulture.
- Jean Cocteau

The plants which stand next to dwarf trees in importance
with the Chinese are certainly chrysanthemums,
which they manage extremely well, perhaps better than they do any other plant.
- Robert Fortune

We started focusing on this in earnest late summer and early fall.
I can build more power plants.
In the 12 years before us, not a single plant of major consequence was built.
- Gray Davis

No computer, no gadget, no trickery.
I am an animal, it is a plant.
I will beat the weed!
- Matthew McConaughey

Every time I plant a seed, He say kill it before it grow,
he say kill it before they grow.
- Bob Marley

The offshore ocean area under U.S.
jurisdiction is larger than our land mass,
and teems with plant and animal life,
mineral resources, commerce, trade, and energy sources.
- Tom Allen

We dried continuously day and night.
We had no efficient way to do it, so we built this new popcorn plant.
- Orville Redenbacher

The Lord called me to plant a church.
- Bobby Rush

That one plant should be sown and another be produced cannot happen;
whatever seed is sown,
a plant of that kind even comes forth.
- Guru Nanak

The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
- Sophocles

An artist cannot speak about his art any more than
a plant can discuss horticulture.
- Jean Cocteau

Parents can plant magic in a child's mind through certain
words spoken with some thrilling quality of voice,
some uplift of the heart and spirit.
- Robert MacNeil

I ended up buying a restaurant.
Already we had invested in a gas station and a metal products plant.
- Esther Williams

Nitrogen fertilizer is used on all crops produced in this country,
but it is a key plant nutrient to produce corn a critical
crop to Illinois farmers.
- John Shimkus

We are a generation of settlers, and without the steel helmet and gun barrel,
we shall not be able to plant a tree or build a house.
- Moshe Dayan

Oman overall has great animal and plant biodiversity
because it has mountains,
desert, coastal areas and rich coral reefs.
- Saadi

Somali is turning into a desert.
Rwanda, you can hardly find a place to plant a potato,
it's so crowded.
- Jim Fowler

Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.
- William Pitt

A writer is like a bean plant - he has his little day,
and then gets stringy.
- E. B. White

I have learned how to plant coastal hay,
fertilize and bale it.
- Janine Turner

And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves,
while the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls its waves.
- Robert Treat Paine

Art is a fruit that grows in man, like a fruit on a plant,
or a child in its mother's womb.
- Jean Arp

You have to get up and plant the seed and see if it grows,
but you can't just wait around, you have to water it and take care of it.
- Bootsy Collins

A plant's ability to grow, increase and sustain itself
became of secondary and almost minimal interest.
- Bill Munson

Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo
and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is
entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

I mean, we're really making a quantum change in our
relationship to the plant world with genetic modification.
- Michael Pollan

A practical botanist will distinguish at the first
glance the plant of the different quarters of the globe
and yet will be at a loss to tell by what marks he detects them.
- Carolus Linnaeus

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer.
If you're signed up for a season, see it through.
You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
- Jim Rohn

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces,
I would still plant my apple tree.
- Martin Luther

Whatever seeds each man cultivates will grow to maturity
and bear in him their own fruit.
If they be vegetative, he will be like a plant.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

Men are mortal.
So are ideas.
An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering.
Otherwise both will wither and die.
- B. R. Ambedkar

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower
wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
- Abraham Lincoln

I love being in my garden.
I don't plant a lot of exotic flora,
but I do spend a lot of time outside doing manual labour.
- Jacqueline Bisset

But it was soon ascertained that this quaternary matter
of the animal body was chemically the same in the plant,
was elaborated there, and only appropriated by the animal.
- Asa Gray

I'm not a big fan of Robert Plant's lyrics or his singing.
- Chris Robinson


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